Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Scott McConnell”

Netanyahu’s Stunt and the “Pro-Israel” Consensus

Many of Netanyahu’s critics don’t like seeing the “pro-Israel” consensus in the U.S. called into question.

Posted February 25th, 2015

Public Opinion and Israel/Palestine

U.S. policy on Israel and Palestine continues to be wildly at odds with what most Americans claim to want.

Posted January 7th, 2015

Jeb Bush and Foreign Policy

The country was already badly misled once by crediting a younger Bush with following in the foreign policy tradition of his father.

Posted November 19th, 2014

Clinton and Iran

Clinton has a distorted view of what a “bad” deal with Iran would look like, and she is quite sympathetic to Iran hawks’ maximalist demands.

Posted November 12th, 2014

The GOP and Israel

Scott McConnell concludes that Jeb Bush has learned nothing from his brother’s …

Posted April 3rd, 2014

Sabotaging Diplomacy with Iran

The Wall Street Journal editors ask a silly question: President Obama says …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Netanyahu and the “Martyr-State” Myth

Scott McConnell comments on hard-liners’ “martyr-state” hysteria regarding Iran: Those trying to …

Posted April 23rd, 2013

Assessing the Damage from the Hagel Fight

All signs now point to Hagel’s confirmation next week, so the failure …

Posted February 22nd, 2013

Chuck Hagel & GOP Foreign Policy

What will it take for Republicans to reclaim moderate internationalism?

Posted December 17th, 2012

Rice, Obama, and Foreign Policy in the Second Term

Peter Beinart writes (via Scott McConnell): Now, freed from having to seek …

Posted December 11th, 2012

“Less Aggression” Is Not Enough: Towards a Better Conservative Foreign Policy

As Scott McConnell notes, Rand Paul has said that a “less aggressive …

Posted November 28th, 2012

A “Balanced and Realistic” Understanding of the Near East

Rod reacts to Scott McConnell’s post on a forthcoming hearing on Israel …

Posted November 27th, 2012

Waiting for an Inner Nixon That Will Never Come

Scott McConnell comments on Jacob Heilbrunn’s new article on Romney and realism: …

Posted August 28th, 2012

Not As Smart As It Looks

Scott McConnell gets a bit carried away by the Paul Ryan news: …

Posted August 11th, 2012